South Shields

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South Shields is a Parliamentary constituency in Tyne and Wear.

The current MP is Emma Lewell-Buck (Labour), who was first elected at the 2013 by-election.

2017 General Election

Candidates:

Further information about candidates including website, social media and contact details can be found at Who Can I Vote For?.

2015 General Election

Candidates announced:

Further information about candidates including website, social media and contact details can be found at YourNextMP.com.

2013 By-Election

A by-election was held on 2nd May 2013 following the resignation of David Miliband.

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Emma Lewell-Buck 12,493 50.5 −1.5
UKIP Richard Elvin 5,988 24.2 -
Conservative Karen Allen 2,857 11.6 −10.0
Independent Ahmed Khan 1,331 5.4 -
Independent Socialist Phil Brown 750 3.0 -
BNP Lady Dorothy MacBeth Brookes 711 2.9 −3.7
Liberal Democrat Hugh Annand 352 1.4 −12.7
Monster Raving Loony Alan "Howling Laud" Hope 197 0.8 -
Independent Thomas Darwood 57 0.2 -
Majority 6,505 26.3
Turnout 24,736 39.2 −18.4
Labour hold Swing

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-22393094

2010 General Election Results

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Miliband 18,995 52.0 −8.8
Conservative Karen Allen 7,886 21.6 +4.0
Liberal Democrat Stephen Psallidas 5,189 14.2 −5.0
BNP Donna Watson 2,382 6.5 -
Green Shirley Ford 762 2.1 -
Independent Siamak Kaikavoosi 729 2.0 -
Independent Victor Thompson 316 0.9 -
Independent Sam Navabi 168 0.5 -
Fight for an Anti-War Government Roger Nettleship 91 0.2 -
Majority 11,109 30.4
Turnout 36,518 57.7 +7.0
Labour hold Swing −6.4

Reference: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/election2010/results/constituency/e19.stm

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